Bhengari power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Bhengari power station is a proposed 540 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Chhattisgarh state, India.


The map below shows the location of Bhengari village, Gharghora tehsil, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh state but not the exact location of the project.

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The project would comprise four 135 MW units. According to an environmental impact assessment (EIA) prepared for the project in 2009, land acquisition for the project has been partially completed. According to the assessment, there are 30,118 people residing within a 10-kilometer radius of the plant location. In addition, 13 reserved forests are located within the same radius.[1]

In 2014 project sponsor Mahavir submitted an EIA for a coal washery project, but did not include plans for a power station.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Mahavir Global Coal Limited (MGCL)
Location: Bhengari village, Gharghora tehsil, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 22.141667, 83.243889[1](approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 540 MW (4 x 135 MW)
Projected in service:
Coal: India coal grade-F from South Eastern Coal Fields Limited[1]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

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